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Housing Starts Dipped in May, Permits Up Slightly

Housing starts in May came in weaker than forecast at an annual rate of 1.269 million, a decrease of 0.9% compared with...

Freddie Mac: Low Mortgage Rates, Strong Labor Market to Boost Home Sales

Low mortgage rates along with a strong labor market will help boost home sales and origination volume over the next year and...

MBA: Applications for New Home Purchases Jumped 20% in May

Applications for mortgages for new home purchases increased 20.1% in May compared with April and were up 0.1% compared with May 2018,...

CoreLogic: Home Equity Growth Slowing Along with Price Appreciation

A majority of U.S. homeowners saw significant home equity gains in the first quarter, as home prices continued to rise in most...

Home Price Appreciation Picked Up Some Steam in April

U.S. home prices increased 1.0% in April compared with March and were up 3.6% compared with April 2018, according to CoreLogic’s home...

CertifID Releases New eBook Outlining How to Prevent Wire Transfer Fraud

CertifID, which offers solutions for preventing wire transfer fraud, recently released a new ebook, Clear To Close, that spells out the steps...

Despite Favorable Economic Conditions, Pending Home Sales Dipped in April

Pending home sales fell 1.5% in April compared with March to a score of 104.3 on the National Association of Realtor’s (NAR)...

New Home Sales Fell in April But Were Still Up From a Year Ago

New home sales in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of about 673,000, down 6.9% compared with a revised rate...

Case-Shiller: Home Price Appreciation Continues to Slow

U.S. home prices increased 0.3% in March - the smallest monthly increase in years - and were up 3.7% compared with March...

NAR: April Existing-Home Sales Down 4.4% From a Year Earlier

Existing-home sales decreased 0.4% in April compared with March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.19 million, according to the National...

Freddie Mac Forecasts Stronger Home Sales, Housing Starts

Freddie Mac is forecasting low mortgage rates, low unemployment, rising wages and moderating home prices for the remainder of 2019, resulting in...

Housing Starts Jumped in April But Construction Still Lags Behind Demand

Housing starts in April jumped 5.7% compared with March but were down 2.5% compared with April 2018, according to the latest estimates...

NAR: Inventory, Home Prices Increased in Q1

Inventory increased and home prices continued to rise during the first quarter, according to the latest quarterly report from the National Association...

Consumer Sentiment Toward Housing Market Dipped in April

Consumer sentiment toward the housing market dipped 1.5 points in April to a score of 88.3 on Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment...

Home Price Appreciation Continued to Slow in March

U.S. home prices increased 1% in March compared with February and were up about 3.7% compared with March 2018, according to CoreLogic’s...

Stellar April Jobs Report Bodes Well For Housing Market

The U.S. economy added about 263,000 in April and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%, driven mainly by job gains occurred in...

Pending Home Sales Rebounded in March

After dipping 1.0% in February, pending home sales reversed course in March, rising 3.8% to a score of 105.8 on the National...

Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Continued to Slow in February

U.S. home prices increased 0.3% on an adjusted basis in February compared with January and were up 4.0% compared with February 2018,...

Homeownership Rate Flat in Q1, But Household Formation Strengthened

The U.S. homeownership rate as of the end of the first quarter stood at about 64.2%, down 0.6 percentage points compared with...

New Home Sales Jumped 4.5% in March

New home sales jumped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of about 692,000 in March, an increase of 4.5% compared with February...

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